Dr. Mark T. Lewellyn is Head of the National Security Analysis Department (NSAD) at APL. Dr. Lewellyn assumed leadership of NSAD in April 2011 and heads a multidisciplinary department of more than 200 staff tasked with defining emerging national security challenges; identifying future system capabilities and requirements; characterizing the operational context for future systems; and assessing the effectiveness of new technologies, operational concepts, and integrated systems on joint force effectiveness and national security policy.
Before joining APL, Dr. Lewellyn served as Vice President and Director of Advanced Technology and Systems Analysis at the Center for Naval Analyses, an operating division of CNA. During a 33-year career at CNA, he led numerous technology and acquisition studies for the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard; served as Scientific Advisor to Navy and Marine Flag and General officers charged with developing and acquiring new systems; and held middle- and senior-management positions of increasing responsibility.
In addition to his responsibilities at CNA and APL, Dr. Lewellyn served as a member of the Defense Science Board Task Force on Early Intercept Ballistic Missile Defense from May 2010 to May 2011.
Dr. Lewellyn holds a Ph.D. from the University of California (Berkeley), an M.Sc. from the University of East Anglia (as a Fulbright-Hays grant recipient), and a B.A. from Hamline University, all in the physical sciences.
Dr. Lewellyn is a recipient of the Department of the Navy Meritorious Public Service Award.